Ms. Sean Marie Sweeney’s professional passion is to help fellow educators understand the difference between using technology in the classroom and integrating technology into the learning environment. Since entering the field of education over ten years ago, Ms. Sweeney has been a leader in educational technology. Sean got her start as a sixth grade science and language art teacher, but quickly realized her love for helping other teachers become confident users of technology as she supported Zionsville Community Schools with their interactive whiteboard and 1 to 1 laptop initiatives. Building on her minor in Computer Education, she completed her Master of Arts in Educational Technology through Michigan State University. This degree allowed her to transition into the role of N-12 Director of Technology Integration where she drives the vision of developing students’ 21st Century Skills through the use of technology at the American School of Monterrey. Since developing the Technology Integration Program at ASFM, Sean has consulted with several international schools and associations to support the launch of similar programs. Most recently, she has been instructing master level educational technology courses for Michigan State University’s MAET Overseas program and The State University of New York’s masters program. For her extensive work in transforming classroom practices through the use of technology, Ms. Sweeney has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator.